skip to main content

H.R. 6208 (115th): Puerto Rico Flexibility in Food Assistance Act of 2018

Call or Write Congress

To amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to authorize additional funds to expand the nutritional assistance program in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico; and to require the Secretary of Agriculture to permit such assistance to be provided by the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico in the form of cash during periods for which the Secretary determines that access to such assistance is limited or unavailable as a result of a natural disaster.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Nydia Velázquez

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jun 25, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jun 25, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 25, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Jun 25, 2018
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 6208 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 6208 — 115th Congress: Puerto Rico Flexibility in Food Assistance Act of 2018.” www.GovTrack.us. 2018. April 22, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr6208>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.